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How I Stepped Out of my Comfort Zone and Embraced Life Abroad

Co-op

Looking to maximize your time abroad and integrate with locals, but nervous to take the first few steps? Read on to learn how I broke through my personal barriers, and the advice I have for future travellers to make the most of their work term overseas.

By: Kendra Lodewyke 6209 reads | 0 comments
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Living and working abroad in Barcelona, Spain

International Co-op

Are you looking into working abroad for your co-op?  Business student, Candice Woods shares what she learned in her co-op and how to combat homesickness based on her experience working in Barcelona, Spain for her co-op.

By: Candice Woods 7263 reads | 0 comments
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Discovering What It Takes - Physiotherapy Clinic

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology

Joanne is a BPK co-op student who did her placement in a physiotherapy clinic.  In this co-op reflection she shares what her main duties were in the clinic and what she has learned about the position, working in a clinic, and about herself. 

By: Joanne Lau 7731 reads | 0 comments
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The International Experience Melting Pot

Co-operative Education

Jiwon Lee is an English student who did her co-op in Korea, where she taught English to school children. She shares what it's like to do a co-op on the other side of the world!

By: Jiwon Lee 3093 reads | 0 comments
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Reinvent Yourself by Working Abroad

International Co-op

When I first started applying for jobs overseas, I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted; all I knew was that I needed a change, and some time to grow.

By: Michael Welk 3303 reads | 0 comments
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The Variety of Experiences @ a Multinational Professional Services Corporation

Co-op

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) offers opportunities beyond accounting. Jackie, an Economics student, spent his co-op in the Learning and Development Department of PwC in Hong Kong. 

By: Jackie Huang 3158 reads | 0 comments
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5 Things I Learned About Myself During My Work Term

Interviews

Have you ever considered what you would say during an interview when asked the “Tell Us About Yourself” question? Courtney, a Business co-op student learned a lot about herself during her co-op and has figured out her answer.  Read her reflection and re-think your answer to the question.

By: Courtney Adams 46362 reads | 0 comments
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Sprechen Sie Englisch? (Do you speak English?)

Germany

Business Student Dani Deng had to face several challenges abroad before finding the right fit in terms of accommodation, city, and job.  Read on to learn how she faired in Germany doing an independently found internship at a start-up and a co-op position at SAP.

By: Dani Deng 5054 reads | 0 comments
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BPK in Barcelona?

Co-op

BPK student, Nick Crivici, spent nine months as an English Language Assistant in Barcelona.  Although this co-op was not directly related to the BPK field, he found tremendous educational value in his experience abroad.

By: Nick Crivici 4752 reads | 0 comments
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The Lungpacer Experience

Research

My wide variety of responsibilities working with Lungpacer Medical facilitated the development of excellent collaborative skills and versatility as a member of the multidisciplinary team. This demanding work environment was no issue in such relevant, innovative, and hands-on medical research which inspired me to be passionate and enthusiastic.

By: Laura Bruulsema 4734 reads | 0 comments
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